From Bryan Sparkes
Executive Vice President, Technology Practice Lead
The growth of Greater Boston’s high tech industry over the last several years has been notable. Wherever you look, we rival Silicon Valley as one of the top tech markets in the country and we’re repeatedly ranked as one of the foremost leaders in innovation. But we, like many other high tech markets, have a… Read More
The rise of Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood has been years in the making, but with the recent addition of GE, the area has become a go-to destination for companies of all types and sizes. Just a few blocks away from the future site of GE’s headquarters is 9 Channel Center, an historic brick and beam building that recently underwent a large scale renovation by owner Berkeley Investments.
From Manikka Bowman
Manager of Policy, ULI Boston
Manikka Bowman leads the District Council in policy and content management and connects members to ULI’s national initiatives. Manikka also serves as an elected official on the Cambridge School Committee. In this role, she chairs the Buildings and Grounds Committee where she leads the school district in the management of 1.6 million square feet… Read More
From Travis D’Amato & Michael Coyne
Managing Directors, Multifamily Capital Markets
Boston continues to benefit from an unprecedented demographic wave and the strongest multifamily fundamentals we have seen in over a decade. With just under 5,000 units a year on average scheduled to deliver in Metro Boston through 2019 and over 8,200 households being created annually over that same time period, we are still not building enough units to meet this… Read More
Giving back to the communities in which we live and work is a huge part of what we do at JLL. It is necessary, it is impactful, and it is rewarding. Last week, nearly 40 JLLers volunteered at two very different events to make a very big difference.
More than 20 of our employees from across a variety of different roles and departments came together in Lynn to support The Food Project.… Read More
From Matthew Powers
Executive Vice President, Life Science Practice
It’s an exciting time to work in the Life Sciences industry in Massachusetts. Our success stacks up on the world stage and we are the model many other states and countries look to mimic. At the heart of much of our growth is the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, an investment agency that supports life sciences… Read More
Jordan Yarboro has an ambition: increase the representation of African Americans at JLL and across Boston’s commercial real estate industry. An Assistant Vice President on our North Suburban Leasing team, Jordan says, “I think it would be exciting to give people a voice who feel they’re under-represented in the industry and who wouldn’t necessarily consider a… Read More
From Bobby Jangro
Assistant Vice President, Downtown Boston Leasing
Just a couple of weeks ago, Boston-based technology company WHOOP scored a deal with the NFL to become the first company officially licensed by the NFL Players Association to provide its wearable devices to track players’ health and recovery data. WHOOP, whose mission is to “unlock human performance,” already has a deal with MLB and… Read More
From Lauren Middleton-Pratt
Higher Education Market Lead
Public-private partnerships (P3s) are springing up all over the country. Simply defined, P3s leverage the private sector to provide the capital and expertise to partner with the public sector to develop and/or… Read More
You may know Joe Flaherty as this year’s CBA Broker of the Year, but did you also know he moonlights as the Cannoli King? Well, for one day at least. Joe and Ben Coffin, aka the “Not So Mini Cannoli” recently stopped by the newly opened Mike’s Pastry at Assembly Row to make some of their world-famous cannolis.